Upcoming anime film Weathering with You will be getting a novel adaptation, and will be written by the creator himself who also directed the anime film Your Name, Makoto Shinkai. The novel will be set for release on July 19, a day before the film’s release in Japan.
The story follows high schooler Hodaka Morishima who leaves his small town to give living on his own a go and to work as a writer in Tokyo for a shady occult publication. After starting his new job it is always unusually rainy, but no one bats an eye. Hodaka soon meets a young girl named Hina Amado who has the unbeknownst power to control the weather.